NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 24, 1977
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(Studio) One of hottest pilots in world isn't in military
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Tonopah, NV) Darryl Greenamyer, former Lockheed test pilot, who built own supersonic plane, modeled after military F-l04 Starfighter. On Sunday, he set new low-altitude speed record, breaking one held by Navy F-4 phantom. Greenamyer got financial help in building plane from owner of Red Baron Flying Service in ID, Ed Browning. [GREENAMYER - notes plane goes so fast it can't turn, so must be flown on long straight stretch.] Today, Greenamyer tries again and beats own record. Will now try to beat high-altitude speed record, held by USSR .
REPORTER: Bill Sternoff
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